Allison Shepherd, right, general manager of The LaRue County Herald News, presented a check for $375 to Kathy Ross, Survivor chairperson for LaRue County Relay for Life. The newspaper collected donations for “in memory of” and “in honor of” ads for those who have battled cancer.
May is Better Speech and Hearing Month across America and in the spirit of awareness and hearing health, the National Hearing Test (www.nationalhearingtest.org) is offering free hearing screenings during the entire month.
Information in credit reports is used not only by car dealers, but also in buying a house, obtaining credit and debit cards, and opening bank accounts. Potential landlords may deny you an apartment based on your credit report, insurance companies often base the amount you must pay in premiums on your creditworthiness and even possible employers use information in your credit report when making hiring decisions. It’s best to know what is in your report.
The Fort Knox Warriors in Transition Association has received a $150,000 donation that will help provide free lodging for families visiting their wounded warriors at Fort Knox.
Warriors in Transition Association Montana members donated the money after meeting members of the local group and hearing about their plans to transform the St. George House at Fort Knox into a guesthouse for family members of Warrior Transition Battalion soldiers.
Ryleigh Ann Merriman would like to announce the arrival of her little brother, Cameron Travis Merriman.
Cameron Travis was born Feb. 7, 2014, at Jewish Hospital, to Travis and Tiffany Merriman of Hodgenville. He weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 20-inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Tammy Shoffner of Hodgenville.
Paternal grandparents are Mike and Becky Merriman of Mooresville, Indiana.
PERRYVILLE – With the help of a class from Centre College, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site now has a digital database of more than 5,800 soldiers who died, were wounded or went missing during the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky.
“This is a great resource for anyone doing family or military research,” Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker said in a state news release. “Our thanks go out to Centre College and the students who worked on this project.”
Mary E. Smith was visited by her sons, Tony Smith and John Smith, and husband, R.B. Smith, Sunday (Mother’s Day) at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home. They attended services with her. Later that day, another son, Craig Smith, visited her. Her son, Brian Smith, called Sunday evening.
Claire Higginbotham, the 6-year-old daughter of Adam and Amanda Higginbotham of Lexington, donated 11-inches of her hair to Locks of Love. LOL is an organization that provides hair pieces for children who have lost their natural hair to disease. Claire is the granddaughter of Bud and Linda Ireland and great-granddaughter of Marie Parker, all of Hodgenville.